Some ruminations about why BotW takes simple techniques to fill otherwise odd gaps.
A log from the bowels of normal League of Legends.Read more "Normal Postgame Theatre"
Here’s a couple things I’m noticing with my first couple of hours in Breath. Most of the analysis will be positive, but this isn’t really a review. I just like documenting deviations in design. (Alliteration, ho!) The Arms Race …Isn’t the same as other games. In standard open worlds, the only delineation between weapons is […]Read more "Things Breath of the Wild Does, Part 1"
The Nintendo Switch Is Out, Obviously Mine is lurking somewhere in the mail. I don’t feel as restless as I should be, but it’s because I just came back from GDC 2017. If there’s one thing you find out about game development, it is that the little stuff requires work. Every little features is an […]Read more "The Switch Is Back-To-Basics In A Weird Place"
Cibelle landed itself on the most recent Humble Sale. I’m normally cautious about experimental narrative games and unabashed hater of Gone Home, but the concept of Cibelle kept me interested. One dollar later and I find myself flubbing in a puddle of nostalgia. The game gets hammered for value given its normal price tag of […]Read more "Another Cheer for Cibelle"
Something big just happened recently. A woman qualified for the League Championship Series. This is like Ronda Rousey getting into a prize fight with Mayweather or maybe when Danica Patrick nailed a spot in NASCAR. When you’re in the LCS, you break away from mere talent and competitive spirit. You enter into a universe where […]Read more "Remilia and The Terrible Nature of the Internet"
There’s going to be location test for DDR at Puente Hills Mall tomorrow, held for two weeks. This is a big deal. A big, big deal. Konami has not considered the United States worthy of their game for many, many years. I mean, look at their own website. Even if I love it, I’m not sure […]Read more "Dance Dance Revolution is about to get a lot less dead in the US (For two weeks)"